Globe Health Club Blog

THE IMPORTANCE OF B COMPLEX VITAMINS

  There are eight B vitamins which together are referred to as vitamin B complex, and they are essential to keeping our bodies healthy and allowing them to operate smoothly. The functions of these vitamins— B1, B2, B3, B5, B6, B7, B9, and B12— include helping to convert the food we eat into fuel, form red blood cells, produce ho...

IS IT POSSIBLE TO LOSE WEIGHT WITHOUT DIETING?

Luckily for you, the short answer is yes. It seems like there’s a new trendy diet hitting every month. This one wants you to stop eating carbs. This one wants you to do a six-day cleanse with juice that tastes like it’s been left on your car’s dashboard for week in the middle of summer. And this one wants you to stuff your face with...

11 Ways To Burn More Fat Every Day!

It’s not one big decision that makes the difference in your fat-loss quest. It’s countless little ones strung together! Here are 11 tips you can put into action right away, and see the results for years to come. That old model for losing fat—consuming fewer calories than you burn—remains true. But it doesn’t tell the...

GOAL SETTING

Trying to achieve something without setting goals is like trying to find a friends house by driving down every street in their suburb. You might find it eventually through dumb luck or persistence, but there are much easier ways. Self improvement is like this. Set a goal, and then plot the best route to get you there. Without that plannin...

10 EXCUSES NOT TO START TRAINING (AND WHY THEY’RE CRAP)

Our mind will always push back against criticism. It’s a very normal and healthy thing, someone points out a flaw in you, and your mind says “They’re wrong, you’re freaking awesome!”. The same thing is true when you’re doing something that you don’t really want to do. You come up with excuses not to do it, but excuses aren...

3 Ways To Bounce Back Strong After A Cheat Day

When you have a cheat day (or let’s be honest, a cheat weekend), it can be tough to bounce back mentally. Here are three easy steps to get you back on track to achieving your goals. Whether or not you “believe” in cheat days, they happen now and then. It might be a couple of extra beers during the big game, that extra-large slice of...

The Complete Guide To Gaining Good Weight

People think losing weight is hard. Gaining it is no easier. This complete guide will show you how to gain weight the right way—with a minimum of body fat and lots of good muscle. There are millions of plans available for people who want to lose weight. But what if you want to gain weight? With more than 32 million visits to our website...

Protein powders are very popular for good reasons. They are:

More convenient than high-protein foods like meats, fish, eggs and dairy Either fat and cholesterol-free or contain only a small fraction of the fat and cholesterol found in high-protein foods Money-savers when compared to high-protein foods like meats and fish Beneficial in ways beyond merely supplying extra protein Great-tasting and ca...

10 ways to lower your cortisol levels without the price tag

So how can you bring down that all important cortisol level without emptying your back pocket? Here are some easy and affordable ways you can relax. 1. Swimming: Any physical exercise will release the happy hormones, endorphins, leading you to momentarily lower cortisol levels. However, swimming takes things one step further, with the w...

WHY BMI ISN’T THE BEST INDICATOR OF YOUR HEALTH

Body mass index (BMI) is a popular term for people to throw around when they’re talking about their health. BMI is a comparison of your weight to your height. Based on your characteristics, there are different established levels that determine if you’re underweight, normal weight, overweight or obese. Some people take this listing as ...